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When a mother goose loses her lifelong mate, a friendly deer appears to step in

WGRZ.com reports: "In an unlikely twist of fate, an adult deer has befriended the mother goose, taking over the role of protector."

What do you think?  Is this a match made in heaven, or just a weird animal kingdom coincidence?

Craig Cygan courtesy of WGRZ.com

A deer seems to protect a mother goose who lost her mate in a cemetary in Buffalo, NY.

Read the full story from WGRZ here, and watch the video below.

Craig Cygan courtesy of WGRZ.com

A deer seems to protect a mother goose who lost her mate in a cemetary in Buffalo, NY.

A goose that lost her mate has found a friend in a deer that guards her nesting place. Msnbc.com's Keva Andersen reports.